Since July 19, 2021, due to the multiple effects of large-scale rainfall across the country and Typhoon No. 7 this year, there has been a rare continuous heavy rainfall weather around Zhengzhou airport in recent years, which has a great impact on the airport. In order to serve the safe and stable travel of passengers in summer, all civil aviation departments urgently linkage and go all out to coordinate the delayed flight guarantee and passenger service, so as to minimize the impact of bad weather on the operation of Zhengzhou airport and the summer travel of passengers.
The rainfall involved many parts of the country. The impact on Zhengzhou airport first increased significantly from July 19 to the evening of that day, and continued until July 20. Therefore, after assessing the overall situation of airport operation, Zhengzhou airport operation management committee issued a flight adjustment notice to all airlines, and all airlines cancelled some flights. On July 19, Zhengzhou airport planned more than 640 inbound and outbound flights, actually implemented more than 480 inbound and outbound flights, and cancelled and delayed more than 160 flights. During this period, thousands of passengers were unable to travel by flight. Zhengzhou airport timely assisted airlines to settle these passengers, and most of them were sent to hotels around the airport and urban hotels for rest. Some passengers were placed in the terminal building of Zhengzhou airport. Zhengzhou airport prepared drinking water equipment, mobile phone charging sockets, more than 1000 blankets and other overnight materials for passengers, and specially provided more than 200 reclining chairs for the elderly and children. On July 20, Zhengzhou airport planned more than 620 inbound and outbound flights. As of 17:00 on July 20, more than 160 inbound and outbound flights had been implemented, and more than 200 flights had been cancelled and delayed. At about 16:00 on July 20, according to the actual operation, Zhengzhou airport upgraded the blue warning of large-area flight delay to orange warning.
According to the meteorological data of civil aviation, since July 19, affected by the cloud system around typhoon "chapaka", there are two large rainfall areas in the country, one of which is around Henan. Zhengzhou airport is greatly affected, and the thunderstorm weather will not improve until July 22.
According to the forecast of the meteorological department, it is expected that intermittent moderate showers, short-term strong showers and thunderstorms will occur in Zhengzhou airport and nearby areas until noon on July 21. Zhengzhou airport reminds passengers that the season is now in the thunderstorm season. Before you go out, please pay attention to weather changes and flight dynamics, arrange your itinerary reasonably, and passengers who need it can get the latest travel information through the official website of Zhengzhou airport, micro-blog, WeChat official account or 24 hours service hotline.
Source: civil aviation resources network